A vestibule or entrance
a large entrance or reception room or area
a good place to get a lot of decorating mileage out of big-ticket items that would be too costly for use in larger rooms
a space within an apartment or suite of rooms used as an entrance hall directly from a public hall
when Americans pronounce it, it makes us think something's burning in the vestibule. Maybe we just associate with the wrong Americans.
entrance hall of a home.
The entrance hall to a home or building.
hall (area in home between front door & other rooms)